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James George Frazer

Sir James George Frazer OM FRS FRSE FBA was a Scottish social anthropologist and folklorist influential in the early stages of the modern studies of mythology and comparative religion. His most famous work, The Golden Bough, documents and details the similarities among magical and religious beliefs around the world. Frazer posited that human belief progressed through three stages: primitive magic, replaced by religion, in turn replaced by science... Read More

Born1 January 1854
Glasgow, Scotland
Died7 May 1941 (aged 87)
Cambridge, England
FieldsSocial anthropologist
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